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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Potato Soup


  • 3 pounds potatoes, peeled and dice 1/2 x 1-inch (weigh 3 pounds after peeling)
  • 8 ounces chopped celery
  • 2 1/2 quarts water
  • 4 ounces chicken base
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Jane's Crazy Salt
  • 1 1/2 quarts milk
  • 4 ounces melted margarine
  • 1 cup flour


  1. In large pot put first 7 ingredients in large pot and simmer 20 minutes.
  2. Add milk and bring to 170 degrees F.
  3. In bowl blend melted margarine and flour till smooth then add 1 quart of soup broth and blend. Using wire whip add back to pot and blend well. Simmer for 20 minutes.

Yield: 12 (10 ounce) servings

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Source: Rudy2 April 29, 2000 09:39 am

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